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OIC recognizes East Jerusalem as Palestine’s capital

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2017

Monitoring Desk ISTANBUL: Pushing back against last week’s U.S. declaration, the final communique of the Organization of the Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Istanbul summit on Wednesday recognized East Jerusalem as the capital of the Palestinian state, urging the international community to do the same. The communique came after Muslims leaders, including Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, gathered […]

Desponded from politics first time in his life: Speaker NA

By The Frontier Post | December 13, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Speaker National Assembly, Sardar Ayaz Sadiq Wednesday said that he desponded from politics first time in his life as what is happening is by no means in favour of the country. Talking to a private TV channel, he said that assemblies are not expected to complete the term, adding he predicted formation […]

Fazal says he’s ready to arbitrate Nawaz-Zardari talks

By The Frontier Post | December 13, 2017

Naimat Khan KARACHI: Chief of Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam, Maulana Fazlu Rehman has said that for removing ‘differences between former President Asif Ali Zardari and former Prime Minister Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif over some political and constitutional matters he is ready to arbitrate talks between the two leaders. He expressed these views while talking to media persons […]

Sovereign homeland for Palestinian with Al-Quds Al-Sharif capital only road-map for Muslims: PM

By The Frontier Post | December 13, 2017

F.P. Report ISTANBUL: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Wednesday said a sovereign homeland for the Palestinian people with Al-Quds Al-Sharif as its capital remained the only road map for the Muslim Ummah and the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC). He was speaking at the extraordinary OIC summit, called by the Turkish President in his capacity […]

No pardon for past symbols of terror in Karachi: DG Rangers

By The Frontier Post | December 13, 2017

Naimat Khan KARACHI: Director General Pakistan Rangers Sindh, Major General Muhammad Saeed, has said that there will be no pardon for those who had been symbols of terror in Karachi. He expressed these views while talking to senior journalists here in Karachi on Wednesday. “We will not spare any anti-state actor against Pakistan. Those whose […]

Army supports mainstreaming of FATA in line with aspirations of tribal brothers: COAS

By The Frontier Post | December 13, 2017

F.P. Report RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa interacted with FATA delegations of Tribal elders and Youth Jirga on Wednesday. On the occasion, Commander Peshawar Corps, DG ISI, CGS and other senior Army officers were also present. General Qamar Bajwa held detailed discussion with both delegations separately. The delegations acknowledged and […]

Global

Russia says Crimea’s status is non-negotiable

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2017

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: Crimea’s status is not subject to discussion, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Wednesday. “As for Crimea, there is nothing to add here, this issue is not subject to any discussion any way,” Peskov was quoted as saying by Russia’s official news agency TASS. Peskov’s remarks came a day after U.S. Secretary […]

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Indonesian speaker ‘took $7.3m’ in kickbacks

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2017

Monitoring Desk YOGYAKARTA: Former Parliamentary Speaker Setya Novanto pocketed $7.3 million in kickbacks from a government project to issue new ID cards, a court in Jakarta heard Wednesday. Novanto, who was once described as “one of the powerful men and a great man” by U.S. President Donald Trump, is among several senior politicians accused of […]

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Seoul for unconditional NK talks

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2017

Monitoring Desk SEOUL: South Korean Unification Minister Cho Myung-gyon on Wednesday invited North Korea to engage in talks without preconditions, local media said. His comments echo those of U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Tuesday, when he called for negotiations without Pyongyang first committing to ending its nuclear program. “North Korea should stop any […]

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At least 39 Yemenis dead in Saudi-led raid on police camp

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2017

Monitoring Desk SANAA: Saudi-led coalition aircraft struck a military police camp in the Houthi-controlled Yemeni capital Sanaa on Wednesday, killing at least 39 people and wounding 90 more, including some prisoners, an official and witnesses said. The strike is part of an air campaign by the Western-backed coalition on the Iran-allied Houthis that has escalated […]

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Israel’s military drills signal possible war with Lebanon

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2017

Monitoring Desk JERUSALEM: Military drills conducted by the Israeli army since the beginning of 2017 are being interpreted as preparations for a war against Lebanon, as the most recent drill was held along the country’s northern border. Israel, which has launched eight exercises since March, held its largest drill in 20 years, the Light of […]

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Israel invites Saudi’s crown prince for official visit

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2017

Monitoring Desk JERUSALEM: Israel’s Minister for Transportation and Intelligence Yisrael Katz invited Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman to Israel, according to the Israel-based Haaretz newspaper. Katz also urged Saudi Ara-bia’s King Salman to extend an invitation to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netan-yahu to visit the country. The transportation and intelligence minister referred to […]

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Pakistan

Govt business excluded from Senate proceeding

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The chairman Senate Raza Rabbani became irritated over the continue absence of government parliamentarians from senate session and ordered to exclude the government business from agenda for two days. The senate chairman rolling has multiplied government worries over the presenting of delimitation bill in senate, that had already been much delayed and […]

Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal restored

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2017

Naimat Khan KARACHI: Religious parties, including Jamaat-e-Islami Pakistan (JI), Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam- Fazl (JUI-F), Jamiat Ulema-e-Pakistan- Noorani (JUP-N) and others announced to restored Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal (MMA), an alliance that had formed provincial government in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in 2002. “We have decided to completely restore Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal,” announced Shah Owais Noorani after the religious parties’ leaders’ meeting […]

E-Passport will boost country’s credibility: Ahsan

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal Wednesday said introduction of E-passport system would boost the country’s credibility international level. He stated this while addressing an inaugural ceremony of E-passport here at the Interior Ministry. Giving the details about the new system, Ahsan Iqbal said in the first phase,  E-passports would be issued to government […]

PML-N to win next elections: Senator

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Senator Mushahidullah Khan has said the people will support the Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N), in the next general elections on the basis of performance. Disqualification of Nawaz Sharif could not decrease the popularity of the leader of PML-N, he said while  talking to a private news channel.  The next general elections […]

IHC bans Amir Liaquat from appearing on TV

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2017

Tariq Ullah Wardak ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Wednesday ordered an indefinite ban on television appearances by televangelist Amir Liaquat. IHC judge, Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui, was hearing a petition filed by Muhammad Abbas calling for a permanent ban on Liaquat from appearing on all television channels and social media outlets. The petitioner’s […]

Saira urges culture-sensitive approaches for RHR

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for National Health Services,  Regulations and  Coordination,  Saira Afzal Tarar Wednesday urged culture-sensitive approaches for all initiatives and projects for women’s Reproductive Health and Rights (RHR) at district level. She was speaking at a launching ceremony of a study titled “Strengthening Governance in Health System for Reproductive Health and Rights […]

Afghanistan

NADRA reserves Friday for women only: Talal

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) has reserved every Friday exclusively for issuing Computerised National Identity Cards (CNICs) to females aiming to increase ratio of women voters in electoral rolls, State Minister for Interior Talal Chaudhry said Wednesday. Responding to Calling Attention Notice moved by Senator Sehar Kamran, Talal Chaudhry said the […]

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Wolesi Jirga rejects draft budget for next year

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Wolesi Jirga on Wednesday rejected next year’s draft budget for what it called lack of balance among the provinces, allocations for unapproved administrative units and creation of unnecessary positions in some departments. Some days back, a number of lower house members had criticised the next year’s budget, saying some of the […]

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13 militants killed in Nangarhar

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2017

Monitoring Desk JALALABAD: More than a dozen Daesh or so-called Islamic State (IS) militants have been killed and 13 others wounded in an air-and-ground operation in eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Wednesday. Maj. Sherin Agha Faqeeri, spokesman for 201st Selab Military Corps, told Pajhwok Afghan News the operation codenamed Selab (9) was conducted […]

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Security forces defeat Taliban in Takhar: Officials

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2017

Monitoring Desk KUNDUZ: Afghan security forces killed eight Taliban and wounded 10 more during operations in the Dasht Kala and Khwaja Bahauddin districts of Takhar province, they claimed Wednesday. The Taliban entered several areas of the two districts two days ago but the Afghan commandos and local forces conducted operation against them, forcing them to […]

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Detained staffers of Afghan-Turk schools may be deported to Turkey

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Turkish staffers of Afghan-Turk School who went missing in Kabul were in the custody of security forces and likely to be deported to Turkey, sources said Wednesday. Two Turkish nationals and an Afghan teacher affiliated with Afghan-Turk School in Kabul were detained by the security forces after a raid on the […]

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Crackdown on illegal arms kicks off in Kabul

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Security forces began a nationwide crackdown on illegal arms and tinted car windows from Kabul on Wednesday, two weeks after the Interior Ministry announced a new strategy on arms possession in the country. Announcing the new strategy, the Interior Ministry had expressed the hope that the campaign would result into reducing the […]

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Business

Meezan Bank wins ‘most innovative solution deployed for cash displacement’ award

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: In recognition of its efforts in launching QR-based payment innovations in the country, Meezan Bank, Pakistan’s first and largest Islamic bank, has been honoured with the ‘Most Innovative Solution Deployed for Cash Displacement’ award at the recently concluded Mastercard MENA Acquirer Forum. Shariq Mubeen, Head of Alternate Distribution Channels, received the award […]

SMEDA to facilitate Women Chamber

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Small and Medium Enterprises Development Authority (SMEDA) will facilitate Women Chamber of Commerce & Industry (WCCI), Peshawar to market the products of the women entrepreneurs in the national market. The assurance was given by General Manager Out-Reach (GMOR), SMEDA, Javed Iqbal Khattak during a meeting with the executive committee of the WCCI, […]

Govt urged to plan policies for women economic uplift

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: President, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry Shaikh Amir Waheed here on Wednesday urged the government introduce policies focusing on women economic empowerment in order to achieve sustainable economic growth of the country. He said that women were over half of Pakistan’s total population, adding that advanced countries have achieved rapid economic […]

ICAP awards certificate to qualified CAs

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: A Certificate Distribution Ceremony for the newly qualified Chartered Accountants was hosted by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP) and organised by the Southern Regional Committee (SRC), ICAP here in a local hotel. As many as 148 newly qualified CAs of the Southern Region received their certificates.13 students were awarded […]

Foreign delegates start arriving for furniture expo

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2017

F.P. Report LAHORE: High-level delegations belonging to the furniture industry of China, Turkey, Taiwan, Thailand and other countries have started arriving here on a week-long visit to participate in the three-day 9th National Interiors Pakistan Exhibition commencing from Dec 15 here at Expo Center. Talking to media here on Wednesday, Chief Executive Pakistan Furniture Council […]

World Bank experts visit Sialkot Tannery Zone

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2017

F.P. Report SIALKOT: A delegation of the World Bank (WB) experts visited the city here on Wednesday and discussed matters of establishment of Sialkot Tannery Zone Project with the Sialkot district administration during a meeting held here. While giving the briefing about the Sialkot Tannery Zone Project to the delelgation, DC, Dr Farrukh Naveed, said […]

Sports

Rohit Sharma becomes first batsman to hit three double centuries

By The Frontier Post | December 13, 2017

MOHALI (AFP): Rohit Sharma on Wednesday became the first batsman to hit three double centuries in one-day internationals as he powered India to 392-4 in their second match against Sri Lanka. The opener, captaining the team in absence of regular skipper Virat Kohli, smashed 12 sixes and 13 fours in an unbeaten 208 after the […]

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Misbah made place for Amir in team: Mickey Arthur

By The Frontier Post | December 13, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: Pakistan Cricket Team Coach, Mickey Arthur has said Muhammad Amir has completely changed his behavior and attitude and now is a important part of the team. This he said while talking to media persons at Karachi. Mickey Arthur said that former skipper Misbah-ul-Haq is the real force behind the comeback of Muhammad […]

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Jansher urges PSF to invest on young players

By The Frontier Post | December 13, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Legendary and squash wizard Jansher Khan Tuesday urged the Pakistan Squash Federation (PSF) to invest on young talented players to restore the past glory of the sports. Talking to media persons, legendary squash player who won the British Open World Championship for record six times, said the Pakistan Squash team suffered humiliating […]

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Dubai Baseball Cup: Pakistan beat India to bag gold

By The Frontier Post | December 13, 2017

Monitoring Desk KARACHI: The Pakistan Baseball team won gold after defeating India 11-2 in the Dubai Baseball Cup at Emirates Little Baseball Field on UAE’s Independence Day. The Greenshirts scored 11 runs in nine innings, while India could only manage once apiece in the second and third innings. Umair Imdad Bhatti was the player of […]

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Cook not thinking about retirement ahead of 150th Test

By The Frontier Post | December 13, 2017

Monitoring Desk SYDNEY: Alastair Cook has “no idea” when he will be retiring and is completely focused on beating Australia in his 150th Test this week to keep the Ashes series alive, the former England captain said on Tuesday. Cook, England’s most prolific Test run scorer, has made 62 runs in four innings as the […]

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Manchester City eye record against Swansea

By The Frontier Post | December 13, 2017

Monitoring Desk MANCHESTER: Manchester City look unstoppable in their relentless surge towards the Premier League title, and only have lowly Swansea standing in the way of Pep Guardiola’s men setting a new record of consecutive wins on Wednesday. City are 11 points clear at the top of the Premier League and the managers of Manchester […]

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Fashion

Ranveer and Alia to appear in Rohit Shettty’s next movie

By The Frontier Post | December 13, 2017

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt are all set to start shooting of Gully Boy and their pairing in the movie has generated a lot of curiosity among the audience. Ranveer and Alia have a huge fan following and rule over millions of hearts and director Rohit Shetty wants cast them opposite each […]

Jacqueline Fernandez refuses to work with Tiger Shroff

By The Frontier Post | December 12, 2017

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Jacqueline Fernandez, the Bollywood actress refused to work in a film with Tiger Shroff because she didn’t like the script and her role in the movie. While talking to media persons she said that so instead of saying yes and regretting it later, I decided it was better to say no right […]

Salman Khan blasts Sushant for his bad behavior

By The Frontier Post | December 12, 2017

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Dabang actor of Bollywood, Salman Khan, who is known for his short temper and in the recent case he blasted on Sushant Singh Rajput for misbehaving with Sooraj Pancholi in the party. The Indian media reported that Sushant Singh Rajput, behaved badly with Sooraj Pancholi at a party and Sooraj was naturally […]

Anushka Sharma, Virat Kohli tie the knot in Italy

By The Frontier Post | December 11, 2017

MILAN (Web Desk): Bollywood diva Anushka Sharma and Indian skipper Virat Kohli have officially tied the knot in Italy, the 29-year-old Bollywood diva confirmed the news herself on Twitter and other social networking platforms. Anushka wrote, “Today we have promised each other to be bound in love forever. We are truly blessed to share the […]

SRK and Rohti to team up again

By The Frontier Post | December 11, 2017

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: King Khan, Shah Rukh Khan and his friend and action director Rohit Shetty will team up again to present a magic like Chennai Express. Both the biggest of entertainment worked together in their last movie Dilwale, which was not so impressive at the Box office. Shah Rukh Khan is currently neck deep […]

Anil Kapoor makes entry into Race 3

By The Frontier Post | December 10, 2017

Monitoring Desk KARACHI: Dabang Khan of Bollywood, Salman Khan confirmed that Jhakas actor Anil Kapoor will be part of upcoming movie Race 3. This he said while sharing photos with Anil Kapoor. Anil Kapoor was part of the first two films of Race and he played the flamboyant role of Inspector Robert D’Costa and now […]

Peshawar

PHC CJ stops govt from releasing ex-TTP spokesman

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: A two-member bench of the Peshawar High Court (PHC) headed by PHC Chief Justice Yahya Afridi and comprised Justice Sajjad Anwar Wednesday barred the government from releasing former TTP spokesman Ehsanullah Ehsan. The two-member ruled during hearing of a writ petition filed by Fazal Khan Advocate, father of a student Shahibzada Omar […]

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Governor gives degrees to 160 graduates of ICU

By The Frontier Post | December 13, 2017

Farid Shinwari PESHAWAR: As many as 160 graduates including PhD, M.Phill, Masters and Bachelors were awarded degrees in various disciplines on Tuesday by Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Iqbal Zafar Jhagra on eve of 5th convocation of Islamia College University. The 5th convocation was held in the historic Rose Keppel Hall of institution wherein a great number […]

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KP Govt-LUMS ink MoU to harness skill of KP rural youth

By The Frontier Post | December 13, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak has assured his government is going  all out to provide resources to promising  business ideas and youth will be the main beneficiaries of  the widening areas to prove their worth”. The KP government has initiated a number of initiatives for the youth that included skill development, […]

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SHO Gulbahar suspended

By The Frontier Post | December 13, 2017

Salman Yousafzai PESHAWAR: Peshawar Police Chief has suspended a station house officer (SHO) Gulberg who opened aerial firing in National Youth Carnival during firework at Qayum Stadium on Monday night. Taking notice on a video appeared on social media, CCPO Tahir Khan suspended SHO Gulberg Ammad Khan. In a video SHO standing in the huge […]

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PDMA observes persons with disability day

By The Frontier Post | December 13, 2017

F.P Report PESHAWAR: The International Day for Persons with Disabilities the theme of ‘Transformation towards Sustainable and Resilient Society for All, was observed at the Nishter Hall, Peshawar  on Tuesday with great zeal and enthusiasm. The event was organized by Provincial Disaster Management Authority, Khyber Pakhtunkhawa in collaboration with Handicap International. Secretary Relief, Rehabilitation & […]

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Govt merges 725 schools

By The Frontier Post | December 13, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has merged 725 schools in the province with schools having higher number of students and that which fall within less than the prescribed criteria for establishment of new schools. The decision was taken in lieu of high number of schools established by previous governments without following the criteria […]

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Home Districts

BISP enrolls 394,977 children; Marvi

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2017

F.P. Report DARGAI: Minister of State and Chairperson BISP MNA Marvi Memon visited Dargai, Malakand today to monitor progress of Waseela-e-Taleem (WeT) program. During the visit, Chairperson BISP held meeting with BISP Beneficiary Committee (BBC). There are 60,000 BBCs, each comprising of 25 to 30 women, across the country. BISP uses this platform to spread […]

Protest held against delay in construction work

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2017

Rafiullah Mandokhail ZHOB: A large number of residents of villages along Mir Ali Khail highway staged a protest demonstration by setting tyers ablaze and blocked road for several hours against the delay in construction work on Zhob-Mir Ali Khail highway. The protest was led by tribal elder Malik Ehsan-ul-Haq Mandokhail and backed by notables Haji […]

Road safety seminar held at Universtity of Wah

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2017

F.P. Report WAH: “The youth if follow road safety rules and obey traffic laws while on the wheel can minimize the graph of road accidents in Pakistan”, this was stated by Aftab Ahmad Mahsud,Senior Superintendent of National Highways and Motorway Police of Islamabad Peshawar sector. He was addressing to a road safety seminar at University […]

Pak-Afghan border fully secure: Col Aamir

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2017

F.P. Report TIMERGARA:  The commandant Dir Task Force Colonel Aamir Shehzad on Wednesday said that Pak Afghan border in Lower Dir and Bajaur was made fully secure and there has been no threat of militants’ sneaking. Addressing a jirga of elders and administration officers at Toor Ghundai the commandant said that collective efforts of security […]

New ideas, patents are currency in knowledge-based economy

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2017

F.P. Report SWABI: Speakers in one-day seminar on ‘Intellectual Property Rights’ said on Wednesday that the new ideas, patents and innovations are the new currencies of the knowledge-based economy, which should be protected and strengthened through research work to make true dream of progress and prosperity. The one-day Seminar was orgainsed by the Office of […]

Farmers association rejects merger of FATA into KP

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2017

Saif ullah GHALANAI: President of Farmers Association, Noor Rehman has said that majority of the tribesmen were in favor of abolishing the FCR rather to merge the tribal belt into Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. This he said while talking to The Frontier Post on Wednesday. He rejected the immediate merger of FATA into KP. He appreciated the […]

Article

Social Media is transforming politics

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2017

Rabia Sattar Zia The mechanism that is most often offered for this state of events is the existence of echo chambers or filter bubbles. The argument goes that first social media platforms feed people the news that is closest to their own ideological standpoint (estimated from their previous patterns of consumption) and second, that people […]

Trump’s secret plan!

By The Frontier Post | December 13, 2017

Abdullah Muradoglu Everybody knows that the “Israeli lobby” had a major role in US President Donald Trump’s “Jerusalem decision.” Of course, the Israel love of the Republican Party’s “Evangelist” wing and the Christian-Zionist wing has also been effective. In the Dec. 12 Senate election in Alabama, radical Evangelist Roy Moore, presented by Trump’s former White […]

Donald Trump’s approach to Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | December 12, 2017

Shakir Wazir The US president Donald Trump announced the new South Asian Strategy on August, 21, 2017 wherein, he chastised Pakistan for providing safe havens to the very terrorists US is fighting. This might have flabbergasted most of the Pakistanis who would have done a double take on their TV screens and headlines of the […]

Condition Precedent

By The Frontier Post | December 11, 2017

M Jahanzeb Butt Long awaited appeal of the Punjab Government has been finally accepted by the apex Court, ruling out the injunction of the Lahore High Court. The critique observation on the decision of the apex Court has stated that the apex Court has applied the doctrine of ‘In casu extremae necessitatis omnia sunt communia’ […]

Terrorism, barbarism and educational institutions

By The Frontier Post | December 10, 2017

Muhammad Rahim Haqqani A student of grade-X says that at dusk when the TV channels show the footage of suicide bombs, I feel much fear and jolts that why one man kills a lot of other innocent humans? Why one human is thirsty to shed the blood of another man. Human beings are the greatest […]

They sold Jerusalem!

By The Frontier Post | December 9, 2017

Ibrahim Karagül Exactly 100 years ago, around about these days, we lost Jerusalem. We lost Palestine. We lost the entire region. We took refuge in Anatolia, the last fortress. We protected ourselves here. We built a shelter for all those flocking in from all corners of the region. Exactly a century ago, we resisted in […]

Editorial

Power policy framework

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2017

Prime Minister Shaid Khaqan Abbasi chaired a meeting of the Cabinet Committee for energy in which appropriate amendments were decided in the power policy frame work. Renewable energy policy 2006 also came under discussion in the meeting and progress on the ongoing projects was reviewed and future projects were deliberated upon. It is not yet […]

Delay in FATA reforms

By The Frontier Post | December 13, 2017

The PML- N government has made mockery of the much needed FATA reforms and has indulged in dally dallying to implement the approved reforms package for the tribal areas. A few days ago SAFRON Minister Abdul Qadir Baloch announced that a bill for repealing the Frontier Crime Regulations and extension of jurisdiction of superior judiciary […]

Lopsided energy policy

By The Frontier Post | December 12, 2017

The successive government from 1973 starting from Bhutto era till date has deliberately ignored to chalk out a compressive and affordable energy policy. Construction of big and small dams along with hydro power stations was not built merely for such political reasons that ran counter to the national interest. The country was pushed to grave […]

Political Pyrexia

By The Frontier Post | December 11, 2017

Patience calm and forbearance used to be the dominant attributes of the temperament of the Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi. When he was federal minister in Nawaz Sharif cabinet, he always remained calm and cools to the opposition sharp critique against the government and preferred to avoid firebrand response like Khwaja Saad Rafiq, Talal Chaudhri […]

Currency depreciation

By The Frontier Post | December 10, 2017

The first round of talks between the visiting team of International Monetary Fund (IMF) and high official of the government concluded in which the advice of this international donor agency for depreciation of currency was conceded. Pakistani Rupee was constantly losing value in exchange with US dollar and other hard trading currencies. The State Bank […]

Hinting foreign policy shift

By The Frontier Post | December 9, 2017

Addressing a seminar hosted by Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI), Foreign Minister Khwaja Asif hinted at shift from the United States towards China and Russia. He said Pakistan policy for long had remained US centric; however, the time has come to review our foreign policy and shift its focus towards Russia and China. He emphasized […]

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